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Tropical Storm PATRICIA


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TROPICAL STORM PATRICIA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   9A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP192009
500 PM PDT TUE OCT 13 2009
 
...PATRICIA WEAKENING RAPIDLY AS IT NEARS SOUTHERN BAJA
CALIFORNIA...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN PORTION
OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM BUENAVISTA TO AGUA BLANCA...
INCLUDING CABO SAN LUCAS.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING
AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 24 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE BAJA CALIFORNIA
PENINSULA ALONG THE EAST COAST FROM NORTH OF BUENAVISTA TO LA PAZ
AND ALONG THE WEST COAST FROM NORTH OF AGUA BLANCA TO SANTA FE.  A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.

THE TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS AND WATCHES COULD BE DISCONTINUED
TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
AT 500 PM PDT...0000 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PATRICIA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 109.1 WEST OR ABOUT
65 MILES...105 KM...SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA.
 
PATRICIA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR.  A
TURN TOWARD THE WEST IS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY OR WEDNESDAY NIGHT. 
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF PATRICIA WILL PASS NEAR OR
OVER THE SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA TONIGHT OR EARLY
WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS...AND PATRICIA COULD BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION
TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
MAINLY TO THE SOUTH OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.
 
PATRICIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO
3 INCHES ACROSS THE EXTREME SOUTHERN PORTION OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
...SUMMARY OF 500 PM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...22.3N 109.1W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTHWEST OR 325 DEGREES AT 7 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH/BLAKE
 
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